July 2014

Swimming Pool Accidents Are Preventable – Stay Safe This Summer

July 29th, 2014

A three-year-old boy from Chadbourn, North Carolina drowned last week while unattended by a pool at a family birthday party. Unfortunately, this is a common event during the heat of the summer months, when men, women and children flock to pools and water parks to cool off. It is important to follow all safety regulations…

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If Involved in an Accident, Who Pays my Medical Costs?

July 22nd, 2014

Typically what you want to do is file all of your medical bills with your health insurance when you’re involved in an accident. The reason is, is because if you file all those, then the medical providers’ bills get paid, and it stays up to date. You don’t have bill collectors coming after you. Now, lots of insurance these days, they’re entitled to reimbursement when you recover from the…

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Is There a Time Limit for Reporting my Injury Claim?

July 16th, 2014

Is there a specific time limit for reporting my claim or going to the doctor? No. However for negligence claims in North Carolina, you must file a lawsuit no later than three years from the date of the accident. Although there is no time limit for reporting a claim, it is normally better to report the claim to the Defendant’s insurance company as soon as possible and to seek medical…

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How Can I Find Out The Other Driver’s Insurance Information?

July 9th, 2014

If involved in a car accident with another party, how can I find out the other driver’s insurance information?  If one is provided, check on the exchange slip provided to you by the investigating officer. If you do not have the exchange slip, refer to the accident report or contact the investigating officer. If you have difficulty obtaining this information, you may need the services of…

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What if a Car Insurance Company Disregards My Estimate from an Accident?

July 2nd, 2014

If my car is damaged in a North Carolina automobile accident, what if the insurance company disregards my estimate? Most companies will accept written estimates from legitimate car dealers or repair shops. However, in the event of a serious disagreement, you may want a written estimate from a professional appraisal service.

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